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We’re Hiring!

Are you on the lookout for casual work front of house in one of the leading wine and food premises in Gippsland? We're hiring! Currently seeking warm and professional front of house staff for casual weekend shifts. Knowledge and experience is preferred. With French...

More Great Halliday Results !

The 2018 Halliday Wine Companion is out and Cannibal Creek Vineyard maintained our foothold as a 4.5 star Winery to visit! Two of our wines received 94 points, two received 93 points, one 92, two 91 and one 90.  Every wine we make is 90 or above. For full results...

Short Restaurant Closure – A Bien Tot Philippe & Karine!

  Cannibal Creek Vineyard Restaurant is closing for a month while Head Chef Philippe and Restaurant Manager Karine head back to Brittany for a well deserved holiday with family and friends. Last service before the close will be lunch on Sunday 16...

A Taste of Cannibal Creek Vineyard

On Tue 4 July we hosted a small group of tourism and lifestyle organisations at the Vineyard, to share a taste of what we’re doing out here in such close proximity to Melbourne.

Vintage Report 2017

Vintage 2017 - Tumultuous start! 2017 started off mostly cool and wet with budburst starting in the chardonnay block around the 10th of September, followed shortly after in the pinot noir block. By all accounts we had a very uniformed budburst, which is a good thing...

Vintage Report 2016

Vintage Report 2016 We have had a fantastic vintage this year. We started with an early budburst in both the pinot noir and chardonnay by the 7th of September 2015, with the other varietals following soon after that. Weather for the first part of the season was...

James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015

Cannibal Creek wines have again rated highly in the annual James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion, with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Merlot and Methode Champenoise all scoring in excess of 90 points, cementing Cannibal Creek's Halliday rating...

Vintage Report 2015

Vintage Notes We’ve had an excellent 2015 vintage here at Cannibal Creek Vineyard. We got off to a cracking start with the mild weather in early spring. This encouraged flowering and resulted in perfect fruit set and berry development, with uniform berry sizes and...

Nine Awards + Wine Of The Show! Les Concours des Vins 2014

Cannibal Creek Vineyard has taken out a staggering nine awards, including wine of the show, at the annual French-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Wine Show Le Concours des Vins de Victoria in 2014.  Cannibal Creek Chardonnay 2010 claimed a gold medal and...

2014 Winewise Small Vigneron Awards

Cannibal Creek Chardonnay has taken gold twice in the annual Winewise Small Vigneron Awards, with the 2013 Chardonnay and the 2011 Chardonnay both receiving gold medals in the Best of Chardonnay category. We’ve sung the praises of Australian chardonnay frequently of...

WBM Wine Review, 2011 Chardonnay, 93 points

Cannibal Creek Chardonnay 2011 - 93 points, WBM Magazine July 2014.  Reviewed by Mike Bennie Shows great flex of the region's Chardonnay muscle, with subtle yet charming savoury notes, nuttiness and soft vanillin hit.  A charming, almost creamy texture, but finishes...

James Halliday on Cannibal Creek 2011 Chardonnay

James Halliday - Cannibal Creek 2011 Chardonnay. Rating 95/100. Drink by 2020. Price $28. Date Tasted 31 Jan 2014. Alcohol 12.5% Right across South Eastern Australia, the cool vintage resulted in excellent white wines, typically made - as here - with high levels of...

Vintage Report 2014

Vintage Notes Tough vintage this year with crops down 70% on average. On a typical year we’d be harvesting closer to 3 tonnes to the acre rather than under 1 tonne to the acre we’ve seen this vintage. This came about due to the poor weather conditions during...

Vintage Report 2013

Vintage Notes Bud burst was later than expected this season, only seeing the first buds appear in the sauvignon blanc in the beginning of October. It's usually more like the first or second week in September. We made the decision to fertilize this year for the first...

Vintage Report 2012

Vintage report 2012 September 2011 - Slow start this year with bud burst patchy and late, I'd estimate approximately 2 weeks behind, this is despite rather mild weather. We had one of the warmest August's in 30 years...yet such a late start, which does suggest the...

2011 Winewise Small Vigneron Awards

Cannibal Creek wines have been singled out in the annual Winewise awards this year, with the 2009 Chardonnay and 2010 Pinot Noir both outstanding.   Chardonnay: This is where it's really happening. The "fashion" drinkers don't know what they're missing, and almost...

Vintage Report 2011

Vintage report 2011 Never have we had so much disease pressure in the vineyard as this vintage! It has been absolutely constant, and it's required relentless attention to detail and scrutiny of our management practices most of all the spray program and canopy...

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260 Tynong North Rd
Tynong North Victoria 3813
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